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Hurun Global Rich List 2021: Only 1 Indian in top 10; Elon Musk takes No 1 spot

Updated : March 03, 2021 10:17 AM IST

While the total number of billionaires rose by over 400 to 3,228 in 2020, over 600 people across the world became billionaires for the first time during the year gone by

The COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdowns around the world severely impacted the wealth of the masses but did not seem to have had the same impact on the super rich. While the total number of billionaires rose by over 400 to 3,228 in 2020, over 600 people across the world became billionaires for the first time during the year gone by. Here's a look at the top 10 wealthiest people in the world. (Image: Reuters)
The COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdowns around the world severely impacted the wealth of the masses but did not seem to have had the same impact on the super rich. While the total number of billionaires rose by over 400 to 3,228 in 2020, over 600 people across the world became billionaires for the first time during the year gone by. Here's a look at the top 10 wealthiest people in the world. (Image: Reuters)
No 9 (Jointly ranked) | Steve Ballmer | Net worth: $80 billion | Company: Microsoft | Country: US. (Image: Reuters)
No 9 (Jointly ranked) | Steve Ballmer | Net worth: $80 billion | Company: Microsoft | Country: US. (Image: Reuters)
No 9 (Jointly ranked) | Bertrand Puech & family | Net worth: $80 billion | Company: Hermes | Country: France. (Image: Reuters)
No 9 (Jointly ranked) | Bertrand Puech & family | Net worth: $80 billion | Company: Hermes | Country: France. (Image: Reuters)
No 8 | Mukesh Ambani | Net worth: $83 billion | Company: Reliance Industries | Country: India. (Image: Reuters)
No 8 | Mukesh Ambani | Net worth: $83 billion | Company: Reliance Industries | Country: India. (Image: Reuters)
No 7 | Zhong Shanshan | Net worth: $85 billion | Company: YST | Country: China. (Image: Berlingske)
No 7 | Zhong Shanshan | Net worth: $85 billion | Company: YST | Country: China. (Image: Berlingske)
No 6 | Warren Buffett | Net worth: $91 billion | Company: Berkshire Hathaway | Country: US. (Image: Reuters)
No 6 | Warren Buffett | Net worth: $91 billion | Company: Berkshire Hathaway | Country: US. (Image: Reuters)
No 5 | Mark Zuckerberg | Net worth: $101 billion | Company: Facebook | Country: US. (Image: Reuters)
No 5 | Mark Zuckerberg | Net worth: $101 billion | Company: Facebook | Country: US. (Image: Reuters)
No 4 | Bill Gates | Net worth: $110 billion | Company: Microsoft | Country: US. (Image: Reuters)
No 4 | Bill Gates | Net worth: $110 billion | Company: Microsoft | Country: US. (Image: Reuters)
No 3 | Bernard Arnault & family | Net worth: $114 billion | Company: LVMH | Country: France. (Image: Reuters)
No 3 | Bernard Arnault & family | Net worth: $114 billion | Company: LVMH | Country: France. (Image: Reuters)
No 2 | Jeff Bezos | Net worth: $189 billion | Company: Amazon | Country: US. (Image: Reuters)
No 2 | Jeff Bezos | Net worth: $189 billion | Company: Amazon | Country: US. (Image: Reuters)
No 1 | Elon Musk | Net worth: $197 billion | Company: Tesla | Country: US. (Image: Reuters)
No 1 | Elon Musk | Net worth: $197 billion | Company: Tesla | Country: US. (Image: Reuters)
Published : March 02, 2021 08:39 PM IST
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